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Microwave Head Imaging for Stroke Detection

By David Ireland and Marek Bialkowski
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 21, 163-175, 2011


This paper proposes an algorithm for wide-band microwave imaging for the detection of a hemorrhagic stroke. A realistic head phantom and finite-difference time-domain program are used to estimate back-scattered signals which are subsequently used in the image reconstruction process. The proposed imaging approach can lead to a portable and cost effective system; particularly suitable for rural medical clinics that lack the necessary resources in effective stroke diagnosing.


David Ireland and Marek Bialkowski, "Microwave Head Imaging for Stroke Detection," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 21, 163-175, 2011.


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